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Publishing Scams & How they Work

“Many self-publishers start their book projects with unrealistic expectations and misunderstandings about how publishing works. A huge industry has arisen to prey on writers who are unsure of the path. 82 more words

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I Don't Like Where this is Going - John Dufresne

Sometimes at work I read books that I love. Books that I would give pride of place on my bookshelf at home; books that I would recommend to my friends… 594 more words

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Penguin 'Little Black Classics': an appreciation

This is a nerdy post about a publishing marketing campaign that impressed me.

For the eightieth anniversary of their inception, Penguin Books released eighty Little Black Classics… 1,000 more words

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The Last Act Of Love by Cathy Rentzenbrink

The Last Act Of Love by Cathy Rentzenbrink

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Buying this book gave me nightmares.

This book is about the author’s brother being hit by a car at age 16 and becoming severely brain-damaged. 289 more words

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'Progress' by Kate Tempest

I love Kate Tempest. I’ve written about her before.

Her face looks so young and fresh, but she speaks with the jadedness and bitterness of someone much older — and yet she speaks with hope.

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TUBLAS: The Under the Bed Literary Advice Service

One of my friends has started this and it’s a damn good idea.

TUBLAS stands for The Under the Bed Literary Advice Service. It works very simply: 173 more words

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Should I Self-Publish?

In this post, editor Beth Hill writes: “Considering self-publishing at least one book? I can recommend the endeavor. If for no reason other than the experience, it’s worth working through the process.” 49 more words

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